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's for science. and here's a rubber rod. what i'm gonna do is i'm gonna rub the rubber rod against the cat's fur. now, what i'm doing... [meowing] [laughter] [meowing] [laughter] i don't know what that is. but anyway, what i'm doing here, gang, is what? i'm rubbing electrons from here on here. and you know why? it turns out every substance-- it's holding its electrons, yeah? how many say, "oh, all substances must hold their electrons with just the same force"? coincidence of coincidences. no way. that's not true. different things will hold electrons with more force than others. and guess what doesn't hold electrons very good? it begins with f, ends with r. i got a u in the middle, try it. fur. fur. or your hair. okay. guess what holds electrons very nicely? it begins with r, ends with u-b-b-e-r. rubber. rubber, okay? and so when i take the rubber and i scrape it against the fur, what am i doing? i rub electrons from the fur onto the rod. now, the rod has more electrons than before. you, people at front row, can you see those things? yes. okay. [makes noise] follow me, i'll make your crops grow.
code word for climate science for it stop funding climate science. romney himself says there is no scientific consensus so we should support more debate and investigation within the scientific community, except no action but to make problems worse. what about democrats? they conceded there is a problem and advocate that we work toward a problem -- program to set limits with other emerging powers. but that's it. no action. in fact, obama has emphasized, we have to work hard to gain when because 100 years of energy independence by exploiting domestic or canadian resources by fracking and other elaborate technologies. it does not ask what the world would look like in 100 years. so there are differences. the differences are, basically, about how enthusiastically the lemmings' should march toward the cliff. [laughter] the second major issue, nuclear war. it is also on the front pages daily. but in a way that was seem outlandish to some independent and fervoobserver. it does seem outrageous to many around the world. the current threat, not for the first time, is in the middle
powerful. just two weeks ago, the proceedings of the national academy of sciences published a major study on the connection between warmer sea surface temperatures and increase in stronger atlantic hurricanes. but the report said -- we begin today's show with two guests. it with me in oregon we're joined by greg jones, a climate scientist and professor of informal studies at southern oregon university in ashland. and joining us by videostream is bill mckibben, co-founder and director of 350.org. he is author of numerous books including, "eaarth: making a life on a tough new planet." on november 7, 350.org is launching a 20-city nationwide tour called "to the map" to connect the dots between extreme weather, climate change, and the fossil fuel industry. we welcome you both to "democracy now!" let's start with bill mckibben. you just made it back to your home in vermont. can you talk about the significance of what the east coast is facing right now. >> i think the first thing is this is a storm of really historic proportion. it is like something we have not seen before. it is half the size
, let's give these two scientists another round of applause. hendrick: science projects should be explored by handling and manipulation, rather than by simply looking at bulletin board pictures or observing demonstrations carried out by the teacher. one. now put it in your apple cup. follow your recipe. one...and put it in your apple cup. find your pear cup. hendrick: notice how this teacher uses snack as a way for children to explore their sense of touch, smell, and taste. in this, in this, in this. strawberries... and grapes... i ate all of them! what did you eat all of? apples. would you like some more? yeah. i need some more pears. one...two...3. child: i need some more pears. you need some more pears? ♪ a, b, c, d, e, f, g ♪ h, i, j, k, l, m, n, o, p ♪ hendrick: this teacher is encouraging her children to tell sounds apart by listening closely to this rhyme. teacher: ♪ ...y, and z ♪ now i know my abc's ♪ next time, won't you sing with me? ♪ thanks for singing along with me. hendrick: another important part of the preschool day is relaxation and naptime. why d
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